Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ

Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ photo, test, review, ratings

Firestone Firehawk SZ90 is a High Performance Summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

2017 Auto Bild Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test

In 2017 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested the Firestone SZ90 at size 245/40 R18 and compared to 8 similar budget, mid-range and premium summer tires.

Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 10.9m longer, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
9th place in Wet handling. Firestone was 9km/h slower, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Wet lateral handling. Firestone was 1.12sec slower, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 2.9km/h lower, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 2.2m longer, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Dry handling. Firestone was 3.7km/h lower, than the leader.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
8th place in Rolling resistance.
Firestone Firehawk SZ90µ test, review, rating
Last place in Noise.

Overall Firestone Firehawk SZ90 Review

According to the test results Firestone took last place and got an expert score “Not recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Extremely ling wet braking distance and the worst handling.
  • The lowest straight aquaplaning resistance.
  • The longest dry braking distance and the lowest handling speed.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • The highest noise.

Similar tires from the test:

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